15 Michelle Cruz
    Michelle Cruz


    Midland Park, N.J.

    High School:
    Immaculate Heart Academy



    Club Team:


    Volleyball Defeated At Navy, 3-1

    The Friars play two matches tomorrow in the Kristin Dickman Invitational.


    Volleyball Opens Season At Kristen Dickman Invitational

    The Friars will compete in one match Friday and two matches on Saturday.


    Providence College Holds Letter-Winners Society Induction Ceremony

    Ninety-seven Friar student-athletes earned their varsity jackets.


    Volleyball's Cruz And Fitzgerald Named To America East All-Rookie Team

    Both freshmen rank in the top ten in their respective categories for conference statistics.


    Volleyball Edged By Stony Brook, 3-1

    Fitzgerald led all players with 15 kills in the contest.

    As a Freshman: Played in all 32 matches and 110 sets ... Led the team in digs with 520 (4.73 per set) and 44 service aces (0.40 per set) ... Also tallied 59 assists on the year ... Recorded a career-high in digs with 30 at Stetson on Sept. 7 ... Had a career-high five assists at Albany on Nov. 8 ... Recorded four service aces in three matches ... Ranked second in the America East in digs and third in service aces ... Named to the Stetson Westin Classic All-Tournament Team (9/6-9/7) ... Was named to the America East All-Rookie Team ... Earned back-to-back conference Rookie of the Week honors (Sept. 3 and Sept. 9) ... Ranked 30th in the nation in service aces ... Was named to the America East Fall Commissioner's Honor Roll for posting a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher. At Immaculate Heart Academy: Earned four varsity letters playing volleyball while at Immaculate Heart Academy ... Captained the volleyball team her senior year ... Named First-Team All-League Player and First-Team All-Bergen County Player in 2011 ... Collected over 1,000 career digs ... Four-time State Championship winner ... Three-time Tournament of Champions winner ... Played club volleyball with Cutshot, Essex Volleyball Club and most recently with Digs ... Named to the Honor Roll all four years and a member of the National Honor Society. Personal: Born March 2, 1995 ... Daughter of Maria Tan and Joe Cruz ...Has one sister, Stephanie who played volleyball at Fairfield University ... Computer Science major with a minor in Film/Video.